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Taking A Bloodshot? Be Careful!

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The blood might get infected by entering germs such as bacteria, or viruses, or fungus. This might happen when you have infused something into your blood through a bloodshot.


The infection acquired through transfusion or infusion may not stay localized and is capable of spreading to the other parts of the body. [1]


- Requires medical diagnosis
- Treated by a medical professional
- Lab tests or images are required


Bacteria live on the surfaces of skin and other objects. So, the skin and the instruments are to be cleaned before taking a shot or IV. The way to prevent this condition is by using gloves and sterilized objects.
This condition may be even more threatening if the patient’s immune system is already weak like during the phase of cancer treatment or some other immune-suppressing chronic diseases.


Symptoms


- Chills
- High body temperatures
- Nausea and vomiting
- Fatigue and dizziness
- Weakness
- Confusion
- Increased heart rate


Treatment


This infection can be treated using IV antibiotics. Oxygen and IV fluids may also be employed into the patient.


Medications:
Antibiotics are recommended. These may be given intravenously depending on the severity.


Specialists:
Consult a general physician. He looks at your medical history and through diagnosis identifies the real cause and provides treatment accordingly. At mfine, you can consult a doctor from the comfort of your home and it certainly saves your time.
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